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November 14th 2018: Congratulations to Ashley for a successful defense of his thesis ‘Structural and Biophysical Characterisation of Marine Viruses and Amino Acid Transporters, completed jointly in the Huiskonen and Newstead groups.


October 26th 2018:Structural basis for prodrug recognition by the SLC15 family of peptide transporters‘ – out now on BioRxiv!

July 3rd 2018: The molecular basis for BO production in the human axilla revealed through collaboration with Gavin Thomas and Unilever Discover. Latest paper in eLIFE out now.. and featured on the BBC health web site!

April 3rd 2018: Paper with collaborator Randy Stockbridge on the fluoride channel; Cork in bottle occlusion as a mechanism for monobody block of channel function.

February 7th 2018: Structure and mechanism of amino acid transport in the SLC7 family, out now in Nature Communications.

December 6th 2017: Congratulations to Katharina for a successful defense of her thesis ‘Structural studies on cationic amino acid transporters’.IMG_1099

December 2017: Publication of our research on the role of water wires as proton shuttles in the binding site of POT family peptide transporters. Link here.

November 2017: Publication of the crystal structure of the nucleotide sugar transporter in Nature! Link here.